BAP Professional Partner Representative:
Edwin Gonzalez, Manager - AICPA Foundation Scholarship & Fellowship Program

BAP Professional Partner Association/State Society: AICPA & CIMA - Association of International Certified Professional Accountants

About the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA)

Founded in 1887, the AICPA helps you enter the CPA profession and stay there, by connecting you to the people and information you need to succeed.

How does the AICPA do it? By advocating on your behalf to regulators, legislators and the general public, letting them know how essential CPAs are to society. It provides continuing education opportunities to make smart accounting professionals even smarter. It launches websites like to provide tips, insight and data to help you reach your CPA destination.

The AICPA also develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination, so if you’ve taken it – or studied for it – you’ve seen the organization's work. It’s all part of the AICPA's plan to build accountancy’s reputation as a profession of individuals who are educated, ethical, and focused on serving the common good.

Benefits to Becoming a Member of the AICPA:

Becoming an AICPA Student Affiliate is free and gives you access to tools and resources that will help you make the most of your college years. And once you're a CPA, the AICPA will continue to support your journey with technical resources, training, networking opportunities and expert guidance. 

AICPA Student Affiliated members receive:

*The AICPA Student Affiliate membership is available for those who are part time or full time students who have not yet passed the CPA Exam.

How to Become a Member/Student Member of the AICPA

Becoming an AICPA Student Affiliate is easy. Just go to and click on the button that says “Join AICPA”. 

About Edwin Gonzalez:

Edwin manages several AICPA Foundation scholarships and engagement programs to attract, educate, and encourage students to pursue CPA licensure and support current CPAs pursuing accounting doctoral programs. He has several years of experience in higher education administration and student services with an emphasis on student financial aid. Edwin lives in Apex, NC, and frequently volunteers for Hire Heroes USA and Habitat for Humanity. Edwin earned a BBA from CUNY Baruch College and an MBA from North Carolina State University.




Representative Contact Information:
220 Leigh Farm Rd
Durham, NC 27707

Hear what our Professional Partners think about BAP!

Robert Half is committed, as a Beta Alpha Psi Professional Partner, to the continuous learning and workplace training of the next generation of financial and business information professionals. We value the support among peers within the accounting industry, and the relationship we’ve built with students over the years.

Paul McDonald and Dan DeNisco
Robert Half